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If you have any questions regarding this contest. Please post in this thread and we will do our best to answer them.

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Will this be posted on the moddb page? otherwise im not sure we'll get many contestants.
 

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FER said:
Will this be posted on the moddb page? otherwise im not sure we'll get many contestants.
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Do we have an idea of the users who are going to participate?
 

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So far it's just Avocado... And if he wins the whole game pot, he's never going to have time to play MSC again. ;)

Months to go though... Patients, I suppose...
 

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Thothie said:
Months to go though... Patients, I suppose...
Patients? Since when are we a medical-firm? I think Thothie is trying to tell us something with his (obviously) intended spelling.... What does this mean!? :?
 

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There are people making things, but I won't speak for them. They will enter when they feel ready.

On a side note, you CAN post teasers (screen shots, concept art, etc.) in your entry, but come voting time, your source materials should be added to them if you'd like your entry to be voted on.
 

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Lucifer Majiskus said:
Thothie said:
Months to go though... Patients, I suppose...
Patients? Since when are we a medical-firm? I think Thothie is trying to tell us something with his (obviously) intended spelling.... What does this mean!? :?
Now that I think of it, I could go back to my old internship and recruit a bunch of mental patients from College Hospital to develop for us.

You'd be amazed how many game developers wind up in the mental hospital.

No idea why. >_>

(May have actually intended to type patience though.)
 

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I intend to submit map(s) to the contest but at a later time.
 

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Dridje said:
I intend to submit map(s) to the contest but at a later time.

Well let's hope it's not "late" the J-M style, ah ah ah... :roll:
 

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I also Intended to participate in the contest, however ...
I'm quite busy in rl .. still I wanna contribute with some work of mine in near future...
.. prolly skins, but also wanted to submit a map aswell...

We'll see what I get done ... In time...
 

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Can I enter my orc model? Or does it have to be a fresh entry?
 

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You do not need to make new content for this contest, however, the entry must be unreleased prior to December 1, 2012 (the start of the contest). So if it's a WIP, no matter how old, and you want to complete it and enter it into the contest, you can.

I hope that helps!
 

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ceriux said:
can weapons be sent as OBJ's?

Anon via IM said:
Could you answer ceriux's question. It's not exactly my area of expertise, okay I have no idea what it means.

/mypride :oops:

Eh, here's my two cents, and I'll let you decide...

OBJ's area simplistic model file type... They don't include bones, and are usually used for transferring simple meshes from one modeling program to another.

Since it doesn't have any bones, it won't have any animations, but in most cases, it's a simple enough matter to stick the inanimate weapon into an existing animation on the player's hand.

The fact that one can't export an SMD, however, makes it suspect that it's not their model. There are simple SMD exporters for nearly every modeling program, and nearly every modeling program can load OBJ files.

So, in short, yes, we could use it, though it wouldn't be optimal, but it also kinda makes me wonder where the model came from. Not that a lot of our sh*t isn't stolen, but when submitting models to a contest...
 

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i can give you full sources + smd's

am i aloud to make a thread for current things i may or may not enter? (undecided art)
 

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Yes. You can make a blog like thread wherein you update us on your progress. Just make sure you insert your final drafts into your first post when you complete them so nobody has to search around.
 

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Bumping Ceriux's question?

Also, regarding maps, we don't have to have everything done right? The problem I have is that I've yet to talk to Thoth about scripts n shit so my GoldCove (or whatever the frick I name it) will just have brushwork, lighting, and very minimal ents in it for the judging period.
 

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considering the devs decide what does and doesnt go into a map anyways, its probably what they want. i'm pretty positive the content competition is more of an art competition. otherwise i dont think it would be very fair. considering its a lot easier to make a model or a skin vs a full map.
 

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Dridje said:
Bumping Ceriux's question?

Also, regarding maps, we don't have to have everything done right? The problem I have is that I've yet to talk to Thoth about scripts n **** so my GoldCove (or whatever the frick I name it) will just have brushwork, lighting, and very minimal ents in it for the judging period.

Obviously we wouldn't require the maps to be completely playable since it requires quite a bit of collaboration and testing to get them into the game. Just think of it as your, and only your entry. Anything that requires the work of others need not be judged, so don't even fret about it!
 

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Just be glad I'm not one of the map judges, as if by some miracle there is more than one map come March, and I had to choose between one that was populated, and one that wasn't - guess who the winner would be. ;)
 

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Thothie said:
Just be glad I'm not one of the map judges, as if by some miracle there is more than one map come March, and I had to choose between one that was populated, and one that wasn't - guess who the winner would be. ;)

If it was that way I'd say f it and delete the map.

Also, here's a picture of the throne room.
http://cloud.steampowered.com/ugc/57898 ... E0D00E679/ I think it makes a good picture.
 

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Just an update for voting in Section 1, the judge Blasto121 won't be able to do the judging for this section, so we have asked Rickler to take his place.

Thanks for the help Rickler!
 

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Rickler is still alive? Noway!
 
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